Super 8 Sturgis
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... and boring the scenery is beautiful but it all gets to look the same after hundreds of miles of it. And there is rarely anywhere to stop between towns except for ...
So here I sit in the airplane under cover. It's only an old maintenance hangar, sans door, but it works for me.
More thunder storms are due thru here tonight and I'm happy to be out of the weather. See the Foreflight snapshot.
Tomorrow I'll head for Belle Forche (KEFC) and hopefuly some hangar space to stay out of ...
... wet but thankfully we
were inside as 2 more minutes later it was hailing huge balls of
hail. I was actually worried they would crack the front windscreen.
It lasted about 15 minutes, by then we were on our way, trying to
find somewhere to stop and take shelter.
With the weather clearing we decided to
try free place number three on the list. They have the street corners
of the centre of Rapid City set up with life size ...
... where chrome-shiny Harleys and leather chaps are the ideal, Team Elephant just doesn't cut it. Despite this, Sturgis has a small but worthy motorcycle museum with a couple of quality exhibits that made the visit worthwhile.
South from Sturgis the Black Hills had some fair quality motorcycle roads including the Needles Highway and of course, the major attraction, Mount Rushmore with its oversized carving of four US ...
... to provide spectacular views of Mt. Rushmore for those with their feet on the ground. Had we been quicker with cameras, the view from every tunnel was Mt. Rushmore in the distance!
Dianne has seen a number of billboards advertising "Bear Country USA" and insists on visiting. It's a 45 minute drive through a 125 acre wildlife preserve. They boast the "largest privately owned wildlife collection in the ...